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Barrio del Carmen

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Address: Valencia, Spain
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We lived there!

We lived in Barrio del Carmen and I can say it is amazing. The street art is cool and interesting, and the multitude of little bars and eateries are great.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Brook R
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Fairfax, Virginia
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Fairfax, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We lived in Barrio del Carmen and I can say it is amazing. The street art is cool and interesting, and the multitude of little bars and eateries are great.

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Albinyana, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

this is the area of the old town which is most famous for it places to eat and drink and there is a very large selection to choose from It is also nice just to stroll around leisurely and soak up the pleasant atmosphere

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Bucharest
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016

This is a review of the Museo del Carmen which is missing as an attraction. This visit was a good experience. There are 2 charming courtyards from old convent clostries. Besides the remnants of the monastery, The current museum also hosts temporary exhibitions of art and design. We enjoyed the Spanish food design one.

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Javea, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

An old neighbourhood in the old city of Valencia, situated within the old city walls (if they were still here). Great atmosphere, shops, restaurants, bars and interesting architecture.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

An old district of Valencia that feels 'up and coming', it's a mix of residential and touristy attractions. We followed the guide book's walking tour and explored little side streets opening onto pretty churches and squares, and less touristy cafés and bars.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016

This oldest neighborhood used to be situated inside the original walls that were built by the Moors in the 9th/ 10th C. and is located on the north side of the old town of Valencia behind Plaza de la Virgin & between the two remaining tower gates of Serranos & de Quart. The alternative, diverse & cosmopolitan area isn't only... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

Great area to visit,a bit of everything here,shops,restaurants,street artists,all round nice atmospheric area in Valencia.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Great for a wander around - Valencia's Hoxton? Restaurants experienced rather variable, not great. Brilliant graffiti.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

The area of El Carmen is very authentic! It is artistic, lots of small boutiques, galeries, bars, little squares around each corner... You should visit the area twice; once to make pictures ( don't forget the great grafiti), and once in the evening after 9 to have dinner or do a tapas tour. Very nice!

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County Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

This is a great place just to ramble around. Very close to the centre of Valencia. Plenty of very interesting old buildings. Lovely narrow cobbled streets. Loads of places to eat or have a nice glass of beer or wine.

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